Initial Response

  • What is the scope of the incident and the response?
  • How will it affect service delivery?
  • Where are the impacted communities?
  • What population is impacted?
  • What is the anticipated medical surge?
  • Determine communication means
  • Evaluate healthcare organization, staff and supplies
  • Healthcare facility status
  • Consider healthcare facility incident command status
  • Determine health department status
  • Identify who need to know
  • Identify resources to be deployed
  • Consider healthcare facility decompression initiatives
When: Tuesday, Feb 7, 2023 - Thursday, Feb 9, 2023, 7:30AM - 4:00PM

Course Description: This virtual course will better prepare participants to fully plan for, respond to, and recover from major debris-generating events.

Register: For information on how to apply for this course, go to the NETC Online Admissions Application page ( The Application Endorsement Screen requires the input of a supervisory email address.

Course contact: Martin  DiGregory      (301) 447-1203